News – Insurance Journal
|Wells Media Group Names Berg Sales And Marketing Coordinator
San Diego, Calif.-based Wells Media Group Inc. has named Ashley Berg sales and marketing coordinator. Berg will be responsible for a variety of sales, marketing and customer service activities that drive and support sales growth. Berg was previously an administrative …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 6:39 PM
|Take1 Insurance to Offer Escape Room Coverage for Association Members
The Association for Room Escapes of North America (ARENA) is now offering a low-cost insurance program for North American escape room owner/operators designed by entertainment and live event insurance provider Take1 Insurance. The new ARENA program offered through Take1 Insurance, …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:53 PM
|Iowa’s Dubuque County Mulls Allowing ATVs on Public Roads
Nearly half of Iowa’s counties have approved use of all-terrain or utility vehicles for public roadways, and at least one large county is considering joining the trend. Dubuque County supervisors have been considering the issue since two riding groups approached …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:40 PM
|Iowa Adds New Insurance Producer Licensing Test Center at Camp Dodge
Iowa now has a new center for military veterans seeking to become insurance producers or adjusters to take licensing exams. The Iowa Insurance Division announced that Pearson VUE, the third party contractor that conducts insurance producer licensing exams for the …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:33 PM
|Hasten, Platek Tapped to Lead Victory Park Capital’s Insurance Investment Unit
Chicago-based investment firm, Victory Park Capital (VPC), has hired Connell Hasten and Joshua Platek to lead the firm’s new insurance services division. Hasten, who joins as partner, and Platek, who has been appointed vice president, will serve as co-founders of …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:22 PM
|Lowack Joins Alliant Insurance Services in Dallas
Dallas property/casualty insurance expert Trey Lowack has joined Alliant Insurance Service’s Dallas team as vice president. Lowack will employ his multifaceted expertise in risk and insurance solutions to serve Alliant’s diverse and growing Southwest client base, the company said. “Dallas …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:20 PM
|Severe Weather Leads to Threat of Flooding in Alabama, Parts of Georgia
Rain and the threat of flooding continue across the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say unofficial rainfall totals show parts of Alabama received as much as 3.5 inches (9 centimeters) of precipitation Monday, and it was still raining Tuesday. Temperatures were …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:18 PM
|Researchers Raise Concerns About Texas Coastal Barrier Plan
Rice University researchers are concerned about the Army Corps of Engineers and the Texas General Land Office’s preferred $31 billion proposal to protect the Houston-Galveston region from devastating storm surge. A group of Rice professors plan to raise questions about …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:13 PM
|Texas Automobile Insurance Plan to Raise Rates in 2019
Rates will increase next year for both personal and commercial auto insurance provided by the Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association (TAIPA). Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan on Nov. 9 issued an order approving changes to TAIPA’s rates that become effective …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 5:10 PM
|Hawaii Honeymooners Sue Over Hotel Workers Strike
A North Carolina couple has filed a class-action lawsuit saying they should have been warned about a Hawaii hotel workers’ strike before their honeymoon. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Sana Khalique booked a five-night stay at The …
POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2018 3:52 PM
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POSTED OCTOBER 04, 2018 5:10 AM
|SoftBank and Toyota want driverless cars to change the world
Softbank and Toyota are partnering on an effort to use autonomous vehicles and other technologies to change the world of transportation.
POSTED OCTOBER 04, 2018 5:27 AM
|Aston Martin falls 5% in its London IPO
Aston Martin is joining the ranks of listed automakers with an IPO that values the British company at more than $5 billion.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 11:54 PM
|Barnes & Noble stock soars 20% as it explores a sale
Barnes & Noble jumped more than 20% after it said it would review a sale of the troubled company.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 7:59 PM
|Why it's time for investors to go on the defense
Howard Marks, co-chairman of Oaktree Capital, explains why investors should start treading lightly.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 11:28 PM
|The Toys 'R' Us brand may be brought back to life
Bankrupt toy retailer tells bankruptcy court it is looking at possibly reviving the Toys 'R' Us and Babies 'R' Us brands.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 11:54 PM
|The internet industry is suing California over its net neutrality law
Broadband trade groups and the DOJ have filed lawsuits over California's days-old law protecting net neutrality.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 5:46 PM
|Priyanka Chopra is helping Bumble expand in India
It's the latest online dating app to compete for the hearts of women in India.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 1:40 PM
|Microsoft unveils new Surface devices
Microsoft announced a new version of its desktop computer Surface Studio, and its first pair of smart headphones. It also announced the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2.
POSTED OCTOBER 02, 2018 11:46 PM
|Getting health insurance through work now costs nearly $20,000
Family health insurance now costs employers and workers nearly $20,000 a year, on average, according to a new report.
POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2018 10:02 AM